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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Sphinx vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Sphinx vs. WakandaDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engineObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#259  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.iosphinxsearch.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release2016201920012012
Current release1.0, March 20213.4.1, July 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlynoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnonoyes

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